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Notre-Dame blaze probably accidental, French prosecutors say

WorldNews Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Notre-Dame blaze probably accidental, French prosecutors sayBy Matthias Blamont and Inti Landauro PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) - The fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral was probably caused by accident, French prosecutors said on Tuesday after firefighters doused the last flames in the ruins overnight. More than 400 firemen were needed to tame the inferno that consumed the roof and collapsed the spire of the eight-centuries-old cathedral. They worked through the night to bring the fire under control some 14 hours after it began. "We are favoring the theory of an accident," Paris public prosecutor Remy Heitz said, adding that 50 people were working on what was expected to be a long and complex investigation. One firefighters was injured; no one...
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News video: Prosecutors Think Notre Dame Fire Caused By Electrical Short-Circuit

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Paris prosecutors are investigating what caused the Notre Dame Cathedral fire. According to CNN, they think it may have been an electrical short-circuit. A judicial source said: "We are not excluding any hypothesis at this stage." Official theorize the cause was accidental and have questioned at...

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